Manish Anand

BJP’s quorum ploy to block panel meet on Pegasus

While the meeting’s details are stated to be confidential, two panel members, BJP’s Nishikant Dubey and Trinamool’s Mahua Maitra, fought it out on Twitter over verbal abuse.

29 Jul 2021

Karnataka leadership change: Six in successor race, BJP brass to take call

While Yediyurappa, 78, has been sharing a timeline on how the situation would unfold, the BJP leadership here is patiently watching his show of strength with the Lingayat seers.

26 Jul 2021

Parliament stand-off: Washout fear looms large as government, Opposition refuse to budge

Approached by Centre, Lok Sabha Speaker faces onerous task of bringing Opposition to table

26 Jul 2021

BJP faces daunting task in finding successor to BSY 

While the chief minister sought to gauge the mood of the party top brass in the national capital, he repeatedly fended off speculation about his resignation.

18 Jul 2021

In first meet, revamped Union Cabinet approves Rs 23,123 crore for boosting health infra, focus on child care

Around 2.4 lakh normal medical beds and 20,000 ICU beds would be created of which 20 per cent would be specially earmarked for children.

09 Jul 2021

Non-performance and failure in image maintenance prove costly as 12 ministers face axe in Modi's Cabinet expansion

Cutting a sorry figure in handling of Covid and tough time in courts lead to axing of ministers.

08 Jul 2021

Major clean up in mega shake-up of Modi's Cabinet

Biggies like Javadekar, Prasad among 12 sacked; seven promoted to Cabinet rank; 43 take oath of office; Rijiju gets law, Mandaviya health, Scindia civil aviation.

08 Jul 2021

Cabinet reshuffle: PM Modi aims image makeover with new brigade of ministers

The BJP national general secretary Bhupender Yadav, a key aide of the Union Home Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah, and a protégé of former Union Minister Arun Jaitely, joined the Cabinet.

07 Jul 2021

Leaders reaching Delhi, appointment of guvs, new ministry: Loaded signals for big Cabinet expansion

The reshuffle is likely to involve a good number of ministers of state ranks besides filling a few Cabinet berths.

07 Jul 2021

Tirath Singh Rawat’s exit part I of Uttarrakhand goverment's reset roadmap

Tirath Singh Rawat could have easily stayed till September by when the mandatory six-month period for his election to state legislature would have expired.

04 Jul 2021

Dust off inertia: Modi’s message to his ministers ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

The meeting was seen part of the exercise at the level of the PM to review the performances of the ministries with his senior Cabinet colleagues during which BJP chief J P Nadda was present.

01 Jul 2021

Parliamentary panel instructs Facebook and Google to follow new I-T rules

The panel secretariat will also be writing to Twitter for explanations about the basis on which the accounts of Tharoor and Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were suspended.

30 Jun 2021

Vaccination, farm stir worry BJP before 2022 polls 

Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Narendra Singh Tomar, Nirmala Sitharaman took part in talks with Nadda.

27 Jun 2021

Talent crunch in government and party haunts BJP, course correction on way

At the core of the problem is the lack of a crop of leaders who can step in times of crisis to swing the public perception and rally party workers.

20 Jun 2021

LJP getting rid of Chirag Paswan works in favour of Nitish Kumar

Paras, younger brother of the LJP founder and former Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, is seen within political circles as being close to the Bihar chief minister.

15 Jun 2021

Mukul Roy exit a setback for BJP’s expansion outside core base of Hindi heartland

Most of the areas outside the Hindi belt are not the ideal breeding ground of the Hindutva ideology that the BJP professes.

13 Jun 2021

PM Modi meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda amid buzz on Cabinet expansion at Centre too

Sources said that Modi has been meeting Union ministers in different batches of late, and Nadda has also been present there.

12 Jun 2021

Cabinet shuffle buzz on, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to meet PM Modi today

Pressure from leadership to allocate plum portfolio to a former PMO man in ministry

11 Jun 2021

Congress erosion on as BJP snaps up Jitin Prasada

The BJP set off alarm bells within the Congress on Wednesday by engineering the crossover of another young leader, former Union minister Jitin Prasada.

10 Jun 2021

Centre blinks, 'arbitrary and irrational' vaccine policy nixed

PM Narendra Modi sought to project that the Centre is in full control of the situation to deal with the ongoing pandemic.

08 Jun 2021

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